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Long Does A Blighted Ovum
Miscarrige: It can take several weeks, but past 2-3 weeks you increase the chances for it becoming infected and you may want to consider a d&c. ...Read more
I had blighted ovum, had medical abortion but was not successful, had d & c on 1st march 2014, got my first cycle on 1st april, how long should I wait ?
Depends : You may start trying whenever you are ready to get pregnant again. ...Read more
Varies: 7-14 days, Consult your GYN.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long is one supposed to bleed after a blighted ovum comes out?and what is the best method of birth control afterwards?
I recently had a d&c for a blighted ovum at 7.5 weeks. Is it safe to try again after my first period? How long for the uterine lining to rebuild?
1 month: Usually i like patients to wait for their first period then 1 more month. There is no reason to wait longer. But conceiving earlier may increase the chance of miscarriage again. ...Read more
Define baby: I believe one legislature just failed to pass a law stating life begins at conception, an interesting idea but one fraught with problems. The blighted ovum is one example of why legislatures need to stay out of this issue. Here a sperm fertilized an egg with just enough information to start the process, but not enough to complete the job. Study of the shed debris often shows chromosome defects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on testing: A blighted ovum means that that portion of the embryo that was to become the baby did not develop properly, but the portion that was to become the placenta did. So you have rising hormone levels and even a gestational sac in the uterus, but the sac is 'empty'. Older women with poor egg quality have higher chances of blighted pregnancy. If there is no genetic issue with you, then <15% chance. ...Read more
Certainly possible: It would be difficult to give you a number or a percent chance. Blighted ovums and early miscarriage are just very common. Unfortunately it can happen again. Assuming you have no medical issues though a normal healthy pregnancy is statistically more likely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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